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Calhoun County High School Basketball Roundup

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Calhoun County, AL –Piedmont boys open Glover era with victory, and Pope pops 29 points as girls roll. White Plains, Jax Christian boys, girls sweep. Jacksonville boys roll past Springville. Anniston girls roll to 7-0. Monday scoreboard BOYS Piedmont 57, Cedar Bluff 41 Jacksonville 53, Springville 36 White Plains 59, Pleasant Valley 26 Jax Christian […]

Jacksonville Gamecocks Still Make History Despite Loss

Jacksonville State’s Perry Carter reaches to catch a pass during the Gamecocks’ Conference USA game at New Mexico State on Saturday. (Photo by Brandon Phillips/Jax State)

Jacksonville, AL – Jacksonville State falls to New Mexico State on game-ending field goal, but outcomes from other games leave bowl spots available for transitioning Gamecocks. (Includes scores to watch) Scores to watch Eastern Michigan 24, Buffalo 11 — EMU (6-6) Louisiana 52, Louisiana-Monroe 21 — ULL (6-6) Marshall 35, Arkansas State 21 — Marshall (6-6) […]

Jacksonville’s Clipped Wing

Jacksonville quarterback Jim Ogle scrambles in Friday’s Class 4A quarterfinal game against Catholic-Montgomery. (Photo by Greg Warren/For East Alabama Sports Today)

Jacksonville, AL – Catholic-Montgomery validates its top ranking in 44-20 victory over Jacksonville, but injured arm didn’t keep Ogle from throwing in his final high school game. Football quarterfinal pairings CLASS 4A Cherokee County 28, West Morgan 27, FINAL Catholic-Montgomery 44, Jacksonville 20, FINAL CLASS 1A Pickens County 18, Wadley 14, FINAL Semifinals NOV. 31 CLASS […]

Statewide Scoreboard

Jacksonville senior Charlie Wright shows emotion in the final minutes of the Golden Eagles’ 44-20 loss to top-ranked Catholic-Montgomery in Friday’s Class 4A quarterfinal at Golden Eagle Stadium. (Photo by Greg Warren/For East Alabama Sports Today)

Scores from Friday’s Alabama High School Athletic Association playoff games and pairings for the next round, via the Alabama Sports Writers Association CLASS 7A Central-Phenix City 21, Mary Montgomery 7 Thompson 21, Hewitt-Trussville 10 CLASS 6A Clay-Chalkville 44, Muscle Shoals 27 Parker 35, Gadsden City 20 Pike Road 31, Benjamin Russell 28 Saraland 31, Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa […]

All-Calhoun County Cross County

All-Calhoun Co. XC

Calhoun County, AL – White Plains, Oxford sweep top honors on 2023 East Alabama Sports Today All-Calhoun County cross country team. Top 15 runners at the county meet are All-County. Runner- and coach-of-the-year considerations can factor in postseason. Girls Runner of the year: Maddyn Conn, White Plains. Coach of the year: Chase Cotton, White Plains. County […]

Calhoun County Hoops Heat Up: Jacksonville Boys Shine Beyond the Arc, Oxford Triumphs in Fairfield Tourney

Southside girls, winners of the Champions’ Thanksgiving Classic. (Submitted photo)

Calhoun County, AL – Barksdale, Weaver help Jacksonville boys outshoot Plainview from behind the 3-point arc. Oxford wins in Fairfield tourney. Allen, Harris star in Weaver-Faith shootout. Southside girls win Champions tourney. Cleburne County boys, girls victorious. Piedmont, White Plains girls win.   Plainview became synonymous with 3-point shooting in Robi Coker’s run as the Bears’ […]

Calhoun County Prep Basketball

Prep basketball

Calhoun County, AL – Anniston’s girls improve to 5-0. Southside girls reach Champions final. Cleburne County boys win thriller against Weaver. White Plains, Anniston boys roll to routs.   PLEASANT GROVE — Playing in the Pleasant Grove Thanksgiving Tournament, Anniston’s girls beat Fairfield 59-21 on Monday. Top performers for Anniston (5-0): Tykeria Smith 18 points, 13 […]

Calhoun County Weekly Sports Schedule

Jacksonville’s Zae English runs for yardage during the Golden Eagles’ first-round playoff victory against Bayside Academy. Jacksonville will play host to Catholic-Montgomery in Friday’s quarterfinal round. (Photo by Greg Warren/For East Alabama Sports Today)

Calhoun County, AL – Prep sports contests for schools in Calhoun and surrounding counties for the week of Nov. 20-Nov. 25. Includes football quarterfinal pairings. Coaches, to have your schedule included, email Happy Thanksgiving! Football quarterfinal pairings CLASS 4A Cherokee County at West Morgan Catholic-Montgomery at Jacksonville CLASS 1A Wadley at Pickens County Basketball MONDAY, […]

Rodriguez’s Resurgence in Jacksonville Sparks Coaching Market Buzz and NCAA Controversy

Jax State coach Rich Rodriguez congratulates defensive back Jalen Bustamante during the Gamecocks’ victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Jacksonville, AL – With Rich Rodriguez’s stock once again rising on the coaching market, he hints at a key to his continued happiness at Jax State. Also pans NCAA after transition waiver denial. By Joe Medley With Jacksonville State making FBS transition look more like a continuation of FCS successes, second-year head coach Rich Rodriguez on […]